Thursday, August 13, 2015
A recent episode of “This American Life” featured a very proper British woman who discussed the seven things that should never be brought up in polite conversation. Among them, “route talk,” your health, your diet, your dreams and money.
It left me with very little to say.
Fortunately—for everyone—I’m not working in a leasing office. My stories of frantic WebMD searches, tangents about binge...
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
When I graduated from Ball State University, I ended up in a struggling job market where finding employment was nearly impossible. I started searching for careers and apartments in the Indianapolis area, never thinking I’d find both at the same place!
I’m not the first person to enter residential property management while looking for someplace to live. Many people may not think about our industry...
Thursday, August 6, 2015
In fifth grade I saw a mouse at the vacation house we were renting for the week in Deep Creek, Md. I was an hour into the TGIF line-up—ABC’s magnum opus—when I saw the creature scurry across the mantel above the TV.
Cue an immediate and total meltdown.
In the throes of an 11-year-old freak-out, I strongly suggested we leave the house immediately. When no one made any moves to grab the car keys, I...
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
How did I get into residential property management? I was looking for an apartment — and found my new career.
When the property manager who was showing me a residential community asked if I wanted to be a leasing consultant, I didn’t know much about the industry. The more I learned, the more I realized that RPM was a great fit for me. The benefits were amazing: a flexible schedule that...